Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Irving Louis Sanitsky

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Irving Louis Sanitsky

February 25, 1943

Colchester, Essex, England

Military Service


Service Number:

R/126444

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

102 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europer Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45. Posthumously awarded RCAF Operational Wings in recognition of gallant service in action against the enemy, the 7 May 1946.

Additional Information


Born:

May 8, 1920
Chelsea, Massachusetts

Enlistment:

October 1, 1941
Moncton, New Brunswick

Son of Simon and Ida Rose (nee Swartz) Sanitsky, of Fall River, Massachusetts.

Commemorated on Page 210 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NORWICH CEMETERY
Norfolk, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Jewish Section, Grave 235.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Irving Louis Sanitsky is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Irving Louis Sanitsky is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Irving Louis Sanitsky– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Obituary– Irving Sanitsky is honoured on page 63 of the memorial book,
CANADIAN JEWS IN WORLD WAR II, Part II: Casualties,
compiled by David Rome for the Canadian Jewish Congress, Montreal, 1948.  
This extract is provided courtesy of the Canadian Jewish Congress which holds the copyright for this volume.  For additional information about these archival records, please contact:
The Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives 
1590 Ave. Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Que. H3G 1C5 (Canada)
telephone: 514-931-7531 ex. 2 
facsimile:  514-931-0548 
website:     www.cjc.ca

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